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Getting to know the 2013-2014 Utah Jazz

Published: Monday, Oct. 14 2013 11:32 p.m. MDT

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Position: Center

Prior to NBA: Cholet Basket/France

Rookie

Gobert was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 27th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. The Jazz worked out a trade to be able to land the big Frenchman.

Last year, Gobert averaged 8 points, 5 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and shot 73 percent from the field for Cholet Basket in France. The Jazz knew they wern't going to hold onto Millsap and Jefferson for very long which is why they went after Gobert.

Even though Gobert is 7-1, his wingspan is enormous at 7-9 with a 9-7 standing reach. You can't teach height/length and the Jazz certainly like what they see from him. Gobert will look to backup Kanter at the center spot.

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Mortoon
Idaho Falls, ID

Looks like a great roster......for the D league.

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